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The Ushahidi Platform
Title: The Ushahidi Platform
Title alternative: You can use the Ushahidi Platform for information collection, visualization and interactive mapping.
URL: http://www.ushahidi.com/products/ushahidi-platform
Creator: Ushahidi; Rotich, Juliana
Abstract: The Ushaidi Platform can be used for information collection, visualization and interactive mapping of a specific topic. It was created as a tool for documenting the post-electoral violent events in Kenya 2008. Meanwhile, a number of other initiatives in Africa use this platform. For a list of projects see table of contents (as at April 2011). Ushaidi Blog was awarded best of the blogs by Deutsche Welle in 2010. [editors ilissAfrica]
Table of contents: Projects using Ushaidi Platform (April 2011):http://www.landconnect.org: This site was established in February 2011 as a response to the status of land reform in South Africahttp://www.3rdliberation.com/zimbabwe/: 3rdLiberation.com was conceived as an online platform to blog, discuss and vent my frustrations on the Political, Social and Economic situation in Zimbabwe.http://legacy.ushahidi.com: is a tool for people who witness acts of violence in Kenya in these post-election times.http://www.wonzomai.com: Wonzomai is a joint iniative of NGO's Akendewa & Internet Sans Frontieres which aims to provide information on 2010 elections in Côte d'ivoire.
Keywords: geography; violence; cartography; conflict studies; land rights; political change; social change; socioeconomic change; election
Countries: Africa. General Resources;
Kenya;
Zimbabwe;
South Africa;
Ivory Coast
Subject areas: Politics » Domestic Affairs;
Politics » Conflict & Security;
Society » Society;
History & Geography » Geography
Location of the site's editor: Kenya
Resource type: Archives, Centres for Information and Documentation;
Topical Websites;
Individual Maps
Language: English
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